How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Urban Teacher Residency Program at Kean University. The final cohort was selected and the program is no longer accepting applications. We wish you well with your future endeavors.

To apply for the Garden State Partnership Urban Teacher Residency please send the following documents to
Dr. Gail Hilliard-Nelson:

  • Candidate Application
  • Cover letter (250-500 words) outlining reasons for applying, Master's degree program interest  and personal philosophy of education
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts for all higher education institutions attended (in sealed/signed envelopes)
  • Two signed letters of reference (at least one academic reference)
  • Passing Praxis II scores (all tests required for certification area) OR Proof of registration for a July
    Praxis II date
  • GRE or MAT scores
  • 24 Hour Pre-Service Program Certificate of Completion OR Proof of registration for a Summer workshop
  • For Candidates Interested in ESL M.A. Program Only: Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) test scores (both tests must be taken in English - 2 total)
  • For Candidates Interested in Bilingual M.A. Program Only: Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) test scores (both tests must be taken in English and a Second Language - 4 total)
  • Completed Application Checklist

QUESTIONS??
Please contact Jasmine Hulin at jhulin@kean.edu with any questions about the program and eligibility requirements.

* Download >>> KEAN GSPTQ Candidate Application.pdf